Sheriff offers tips for safe holiday shopping

ELIZABETHTOWN — “The holiday season is upon us and shoppers are crowding malls and discount stores to buy the latest gadgets and find the ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Empty Stocking Fund donations top $5,000 mark

Empty Stocking Fund donations top $5,000 mark

ELIZABETHTOWN — Three more gifts came in before the end of last week, pushing the Empty Stocking Fund balance past the $5,000 mark.The Bladen Jo...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Woman sent to prison after two-county chase

ELIZABETHTOWN — An Evergreen woman plead guilty to assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, fleeing to elude arrest and driving wh...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Shipman Scholarships awarded to eight students

Shipman Scholarships awarded to eight students

BLADENBORO — The 16th annual Shipman Memorial Fundraising Scholarship Program, held in memory of William Dewey Shipman Sr. and Zenah Mae Clarida...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Clarkton Beautification Committee sponsors first Christmas tree lighting and Carol-a-Round in Butler Memorial Park

Clarkton Beautification Committee sponsors first Christmas tree lighting and Carol-a-Round in Butler Memorial Park

CLARKTON — On Saturday, Dec. 3, members of Clarkton and surrounding communities gathered in Butler Memorial Park on a chilly evening for a festi...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Elizabethtown to develop Sally Salter Park

Elizabethtown to develop Sally Salter Park

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in downtown Elizabethtown will soon be getting a neighbor, after Elizabethtown approved a co...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Bank holds ribbon-cutting in Tar Heel

Bank holds ribbon-cutting in Tar Heel

TAR HEEL — Sharonview Federal Credit Union in Tar Heel held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday with bank executives and membres of the Elizabethtown-W...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Class ring flung in rage reunited with owner decades later

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been reunited with his high school class ring more than 45 years after he threw it as far as he could in a...

December 9th, 2016 |  


$1,000 reward for catching ugly fish from Wyoming reservoir

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — A $1,000 reward has been posted for catching an ugly fish out of Fontenelle Reservoir in western Wyoming.The fish are c...

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Ordinary name, but an extraordinary character

Ordinary name, but an extraordinary character

Some people own their name in a way that defies all others. For example, when you read “Elvis” on this page, mostly likely your mind goes ...

December 9th, 2016 |